Allô les urgences vétérinaires ?

Cat stuck in a tree? Call the emergency vet service. Find out what happens in this audio article and bilingual reader.

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SallyC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

What is the meaning and/or function of the words "de ce pas" in the sentence "je m'en vais de ce pas chercher mon voisin"?

Asked 6 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sally,

'De ce pas' means, 'right away', 'immediately', 'at once'...

Pas in this sense means 'step' , literally 'with this step'.

e.g.

J'y vais de ce pas = I am going at once

Hope this helps!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

That looks like a typo  to me. If "ce" were "ne" it would make sense.

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Thanks, Cécile, learned something new!

SallyC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Aha!  Thanks, Cécile.

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What is the meaning and/or function of the words "de ce pas" in the sentence "je m'en vais de ce pas chercher mon voisin"?

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SaraA1Kwiziq community member

Pourquoi je ne peux pas écouter

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sara, 

The listening exercise is working so it must be something wrong with your device.

CécileKwiziq team member

Vous avez une question, Sara?

Pourquoi je ne peux pas écouter

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